Holiday Run Recap

If you have kids in high school who run cross country—or if you ran cross country—you might be intimately familiar with the Holiday Run course at Pioneers Park. There’s the wide-open start than funnels runners as they fly down the first of many hills. There are the trail crossings and roads that echo with the…

From the Desk of the President

Fall definitely is in the air and our season of running events is coming to an end. The last race of the season is the Holiday Run on Sunday, December 3, on the Pioneers Park cross country course. Benefiting the Capital Humane Society, this is a fun event for everyone, including those who bring their…

Trails Update by Parks Coble

As winter approaches several trail projects are being completed while others are delayed probably until spring. Cavett School to Yankee Hill Road The Tierra Williamsburg Trail’s southern end was formerly at San Mateo Drive about half a block east of Cavett School. But now the city has completed an extension of this trail around the…

Capital City Classic Race Recap

The 2017 Bryan Health Capital City Classic welcomed over 600 runners and volunteers aging from two to seventy-six! The race was held on Sunday, October 22, and featured a 1-mile kids’ run, 5K, and 15K. The event started and finished at the majestic Nebraska State Capitol. Runners and spectators were welcomed with entertainment from the…

Buffalo Run Recap

To those out West, Nebraskans are known as “flatlanders.” But anyone who’s run in Pioneers Park knows that Nebraska is anything but flat! Pioneers Park is loved (and hated?) for its hilly terrain—just ask any cross country runner or any Buffalo Run runner! The 41st Annual Buffalo Run–Lincoln’s oldest and toughest road race–was Sunday, September 10.…

GSK Run Recap

The LTC brought back the Night Run in August with the 35th Annual GSK Orange Run, sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline. The Fallbrook YMCA in northwest Lincoln served as the starting line and finish line. The 1-mile race—the kids’ grand prix—started at 7:00 p.m., and the winners were Kylie Muma, 12, with an amazing time of 5:53, and…

Lincoln Mile Recap

The 26th Annual LINCOLN MILE took place on UNL’s city campus on Sunday, July 8. Here’s what happened. 330 registrants, 300 finishers. No DNF’s. Karen Knap ran her 26th consecutive Lincoln Mile! No one fell down. No one went the wrong way. Lincoln Mile was the RRCA State and Regional Mile Championships. The award-winners Open Female:…

Havelock Charity Run Recap

Although June 3 was a hot and humid day, 750 people showed up to participate in the 39th Annual Havelock Charity Run! The 10k was won by Colin Morrissey in 32:33, followed closely by Nolan Zimmer, who finished with a time of 32:54. Nolan Border was our third-place finisher, completing the 6.2 miles in 33:27.…

From the Desk of the President . . .

We are at the halfway point in LTC’s running event calendar and enjoying the warm days of summer. The club’s biggest achievement of the year has been the extremely successful completion of the 40th running of the Lincoln Marathon. Once again, more than 14,000 runners registered, and these participants would not have had the elite…